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Glow Worm Dell

State Highway 6, Hokitika, New Zealand
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Must do!

Only a few minutes from town and doesn’t take long but worth it! After passing on te Anau due to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Abie2
via mobile
Free walk with view of glow wirms

Nice little walk into a nook to see glow worms. Must go at night and take a torch facing the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karyn R
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“your eyes” (17 reviews)
“after dark” (10 reviews)
“across the road” (15 reviews)
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State Highway 6, Hokitika, New Zealand
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"your eyes"
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"after dark"
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"across the road"
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"free attraction"
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"shining star"
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"short walk"
in 28 reviews
"te anau"
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"dead end"
in 4 reviews
"bring a flashlight"
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"magical experience"
in 5 reviews
"beachfront accommodation"
in 3 reviews
"flash photography"
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"small torch"
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"long exposure"
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"mobile phone"
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"the main highway"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only a few minutes from town and doesn’t take long but worth it! After passing on te Anau due to the time/cost and it not being particularly child friendly this was the next best thing. Go and check it out. Very short walk, suitable for...More

2  Thank Abie2
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little walk into a nook to see glow worms. Must go at night and take a torch facing the ground. Right on the highway not far out of town.

Thank Karyn R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this place by accident - obviously you will need a torch or use your mobile phone torch to navigate the short walk. It was beautiful to see the glow worms - great for young kids.

Thank clan100
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful nature! The glow worms are delightful. It is obviously very dark so you will need to tread carefully

Thank Gingercrew
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Only a short walk or drive from town, this is a hidden gem. At night the glow worms are spectacular. Winter is a great time to visit with smaller kids due to the longer nights, you can be there and back well before bed-time!

Thank Ben S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It was obviously beautiful but you must go at nigh5 and it is hard to navigate through the track, very wet when we went but it is really an amazing sight when you reach the end and see all the glow worms, if staying in...More

Thank InterestingViews123
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

The place is just across the road opposite the Shining Star hotel. It's a small enclosure surrounded by trees and bushes. Visit after dark... In fact it should be pitch black. You get to see amazing twinkling tiny blueish lights once your eyes get adjusted...More

2  Thank PreetiChhatre
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We camped right across the road from this, was a real treat at the end of a rainy day. Took about 2 mins to walk to from the road, absolutely beautiful and completely free! Interesting information plaque on the way in. Remember to keep torch...More

Thank Jacqui J
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed the glow worms.Road very busy.We also enjoyed our visit to West Coast Vinyl & Fashion whom suggested our visit to the Dell.

Thank social2015
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Even though the spot is very small, i've spent more than an hour there as it was really magical. It was like being under a crazy sky with green stars or under a christmas tree. I had a very good camera, very good lens, very...More

Thank Monsieurboule109
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